Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex, Baku

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#7 of 15 in Museums in Baku
Natural History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
This open-air museum complex details the area's history since the 3rd millennium BCE. Spanning 1.2 hectares (3 acres), the complex also has a large collection of petroglyphs, tambourine stones, ceramics, clothing items, weapons, and coins excavated on the Absheron Peninsula near Baku. Central to the location is a well-preserved 10th-14th century stone fortress with a 13.8 m (45 ft) tall tower and restored traditional rooms featuring carpets and a sizable collection of silverware, tea-brewing equipment, and horse-drawn carriages. A sheep pen and many workshops provide hands-on experience of the past. Put Qala Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Complex at the forefront of your travel plans using our Baku trip maker tool.
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  • The heat was a bit harsh, and the animals in the back are taken well care of. The artifacts is damaged by the sun - can be more well protected.  more »
  • The complex itself is less than a hour’s drive from Baku,and includes three separate museums.One is the Ethnographic Museum a kind of open air museum,the second is a Museum of Antiques, and the third....  more »
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  • The complex consists of museums, a castle, a tower and a zoo . The staffs are very nice and polite. The place is more suitable for kids. The museums and the castle aren't in one building and I didn't know if there're more museums or archaeological sites in the complex. It's not helping either that there isn't gate or fence on the side connected to the village so I ended up walking around the village.
  • Its old bulid buildings its a osm and perfect neat and clean gala i am very impressed this place

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